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Definition of "terracotta" [terracotta]

  • A hard red-brown unglazed earthenware, used for pottery and building construction (noun)
  • Of the colour of terracotta. (adjective)

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Use "terracotta" in a sentence
  • "At the end of the cul de sac where the hotel is situated we discovered a hidden treasure: a multi-acre garden showcasing roses, bird of paradise, hibiscus, geraniums, a succulent garden and shaded pathways paved in terracotta and glazed tiles."
  • "Part of the reason for doing some of the work with terracotta is that I am guessing that it is less expensive and partly for the privacy."
  • "Lining the generous walkway, which is tiled in terracotta-colored tiles, are benches of ornately carved cast iron, the kind that you might expect to see in Paris or Madrid or in Latin American cities where the colonial heritage is strong."